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Famous Yellowstone Bull Elk Killed by Wolf Pack
By rowdyrob


Tagged Elk Number 10 has been found dead about half a mile east of the Wraith Falls trailhead in Yellowstone National Park on Saturday.  A wolf pack was seen feeding on his carcass which leads to his likely death by the same wolf pack.  Number 10 became famous after he was featured in a film on the elk by British Broadcasting Corp.  He and Bull Elk number 6 have been the two most famous and powerful bulls in the Mammoth area.  Number 10 was estimated to be between 16 and 18 years old at his time of death.

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Feature Photo taken by Leppart